S: Veterinarian by: Mia Wills
BC: "Thank you for looking into my future career!! | Created by: Mia Wills
FC: Veterinarian | B | By: Mia Wills
1: "A person qualified to treat diseased or injured animals." | What is a Veterinarian?
2: Veterinarians are responsible for giving physicals to pets such as checking their fur, skin, or ears for fleas, ticks, or mites. They also check the eyes, heart, and lungs. The vet will even check the condition of the pet's teeth and take a rectal temperature to make sure the pet isn't running a fever. | They will also check the pets body for lumps. They make sure that shots are up to date and tend to wounds. They also give antibiotics if needed and meds to the pet for any skin conditions. They clean the pet's teeth and pull any teeth if necessary. | They spray females and neuter males, check for any digestive problem, and prescribe flea medicine during flea season. | "Tasks and Responsibilities of the job?"
3: Licks of Love | "Where will you be working?" | Veterinarians work in a variety of places such as in labs, zoos and aquariums. They even work in hospitals often called clinics!
4: "What are working hours like?" | Veterinarians often work long hours. Those in group practices may take turns being on call for evening, night, or weekend work. Solo practitioners work extended hours (including weekend hours) They are even responsible for squeezing in last minute appointments or emergencies.
5: "Education and training needed?" | This field of work does require education and training. Veterinarians must graduate with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M) degree from a 4- year program in a college of veterinary medicine. There are 28 colleges in 26 states that meet these standards set by the A.M.V.A. Auburn University, University of Arizona, Virgina Tech, and Tuskeegee University offer this study.
6: "What subject's in school are needed for the job?" | Math and different branches of Science are needed for this job. Branches such as Environmental Science, Biology, and Animal Science are needed to be learned in order to do this job. You will need patience for this job because the animals as well as the owners may not be willing to participate with whatever procedure you are trying to do. You will need to be a people-person because you are working with the pets as well as the owners. | Other characteristics that may be needed are: you must be nice to the pets. you will need for the animals to trust you. you need to be ready for anything. some last minute appointments amy be dropped on you at the last second. You must also be strategic. You must come up with a way to make the pets do what you want them to do. You may also need to be animal smart. you must know basically all the basics to taking care of animals, what animals like, and what animals need and when they need it.
7: "Are Veterinarian Degrees high in demand?" | Yes, Competition has broken loose in the Veterinary field over the last couple of years. The rise into demands of vet technicians is due to the increase of pet populations like cats and dogs and increase of insurance.
8: "Salary and hourly wages of being a Veterinarian?" | A Veterinarian's median salary is $43.32 per hour. Those in the upper 10 percent earns more than $68.71 per hour.On an annual basis the average Veterinarian salary is $90,110 The lowest 10% earn less than $47,670 per year while the upper 10% earn more than $142,910 per year. These salaries are calculated as a mean or average.It is estimated that there are 54,130 Veterinarians employed in the U.S. It basically depends on where you become a veterinarian. But overall, they make alot of money.
9: "Resource Page" | http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos076.htm http://www.bls.gov/k12/nature04htm Google.com/veterinary:veterinary medicine. http://www.healthcaresalaryonline.com/veterinarian-salary.html http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_most_common_tasks_of_a_veterinarian http://education.qld.gov.au/students/placement/vet/html/vetinschools.html http://www.univsource.com/vet.htm